[GLASSFISH-64] Make all man pages available on all platforms Created: 27/Oct/05  Updated: 06/Mar/12

Status: Open
Project: glassfish
Component/s: build_system
Affects Version/s: 9.1pe
Fix Version/s: not determined

Type: Improvement Priority: Major
Reporter: cm151579 Assignee: vr127953
Resolution: Unresolved Votes: 0
Labels: None
Remaining Estimate: Not Specified
Time Spent: Not Specified
Original Estimate: Not Specified
Environment:

Operating System: All
Platform: All


Issuezilla Id: 64

 Description   

Need to make all man pages viewable through the man command on all platforms.
Currently, they are all available only on Solaris, because Solaris can take
SGML-formatted man pages. NB, the asadmin man page content IS available
everywhere through the asadmin help command--but man pages for other commands
(~15) are not available at all ex-Solaris.

The binary build could make them available on Linux and Windows (w/Cygwin or
MKS) by using the Solaris catman command to convert the SGML pages to nroff
format, and then include the nroff files in the binary. The SGML man pages are
in CVS at /appserv-docs/sman/man1 and /man8.



 Comments   
Comment by cm151579 [ 28/Oct/05 ]

Adding Carla to cc list.

Comment by cm151579 [ 31/Jul/06 ]

Reassigning to Hanan, who is taking over as AS doc lead.

Comment by hl34125 [ 09/Aug/06 ]

Vipin,
This is an RFE for the next appserver release. We currently have only the
asadmin mpages available on all platforms and need to have all the utilities'
mpages available.

Comment by Tom Mueller [ 06/Mar/12 ]

Bulk change to set fix version to "not determined" where the issue is open but the value is for a released version.

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